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All MSPs given safety advice after ‘SNP out’ anthrax threat letter delivered to Forfar council office – The Courier


The Courier

All MSPs given safety advice after 'SNP out' anthrax threat letter delivered to Forfar council office
The Courier
A politically motivated anthrax threat letter delivered to council offices in Angus has prompted police to issue safety guidance to all MSPs. The letter delivered to council offices in Forfar on Wednesday contained a message stating 'Get SNP out
Forfar locked down after 'anthrax threat' in letter saying 'Get SNP out. Tories in' sent to councilThe Scottish Sun
'Anthrax' threat sends town into lockdown after 'suspicious package' is sent to council with letter saying: 'Get SNP The Sun
MSPs issued with police advice over "suspicious packages"The Scotsman

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Posted on 27 April 2017 | 3:54 pm

MPs’ pledge forces Sturgeon to deny SNP disarray over Brexit – Herald Scotland


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MPs' pledge forces Sturgeon to deny SNP disarray over Brexit
Herald Scotland
NICOLA Sturgeon has been forced to deny a breakdown in SNP unity over Brexit, after two of her MPs signed a pledge effectively saying Scotland should not rejoin the EU. The First Minister insisted there was “utter consistency” in the party's ranks
Alex Salmond says SNP would use 'overwhelming' election win in Scotland to push for indy ref 2Telegraph.co.uk
Election 2017: SNP MP urges Scottish Greens not to 'split' pro-Yes voteBBC News
What's the point of the SNP?Spectator.co.uk (blog)
Scottish Daily Record –The Sun –The Scotsman
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Posted on 27 April 2017 | 3:37 pm

Falkirk council election a two-way race between SNP and Labour – The Scotsman


The Scotsman

Falkirk council election a two-way race between SNP and Labour
The Scotsman
Labour won the most seats at the previous local authority elections in Falkirk, but the SNP has high hopes of regaining power in what is Scotland's fifth largest urban area. Picture: Michael Gillen/JP …
Local elections: 'Quisling' controversy SNP candidate is standing again in West LothianHerald Scotland

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Posted on 27 April 2017 | 3:27 pm

SNP councillors lead opposition to tax credit cap – The Edinburgh Reporter


The Edinburgh Reporter

SNP councillors lead opposition to tax credit cap
The Edinburgh Reporter
The SNP Councillor for Leith said : “The Tory policy that has become known as the 'rape clause', requiring women to disclose deeply personal information and prove that a third or subsequent child was conceived as a result of rape in order to claim tax

Posted on 27 April 2017 | 3:01 pm

Fear of Brexit impact sparked ‘panic election’, says SNP – The Scotsman


The Scotsman

Fear of Brexit impact sparked 'panic election', says SNP
The Scotsman
Scotland's economy secretary Keith Brown has blamed the “desperate panic” for a General Election on a fear of Brexit damaging the economy. Speaking to business and financial figures at a Brexit debate in Edinburgh, Mr Brown said there is a “clear …

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Posted on 27 April 2017 | 12:11 pm

SNP accused of promoting ‘civil conflict’ in indyref2 push – The Scotsman


The Scotsman

SNP accused of promoting 'civil conflict' in indyref2 push
The Scotsman
David Davis has accused the SNP of promoting “civil conflict” in their quest for independence as he faced pressure over protecting workers after Brexit. The Brexit Secretary mocked accusations that the upcoming general election was solely about

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Posted on 27 April 2017 | 12:01 pm

Mhairi Black: only SNP vote will protect local services – The Scotsman


The Scotsman

Mhairi Black: only SNP vote will protect local services
The Scotsman
Mhairi Black will say “only a vote for the SNP will protect local services and jobs” from cuts when she joins the campaign trail in her home town of Paisley later. The SNP MP will join co-convenor of the party's council campaign councillor Susan Aitken
SNP's Mhairi Black predicts surge in support from teenage votersScottish Daily Record

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Posted on 27 April 2017 | 10:51 am

Labour anger at SNP no-show for council meeting – MidLothian Advertiser


MidLothian Advertiser

Labour anger at SNP no-show for council meeting
MidLothian Advertiser
A spokesman for Midlothian SNP said: “Council officials have already acknowledged there was an administrative error which led to the SNP council group receiving no notification of this meeting whilst the Labour group did, we have asked officials to …
Going Local: Change is afoot in Midlothian, an area that used to be a Labour heartlandThe National

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Posted on 27 April 2017 | 5:45 am

Star of Franz Ferdinand song Jacqueline stands for the SNP – The Scotsman


The Scotsman

Star of Franz Ferdinand song Jacqueline stands for the SNP
The Scotsman
Jacqueline, 49, said it was her advocacy work that led her to stand as a candidate for the SNP. “I was disappointed with the result in the independence referendum and decided to become more involved,” she said. “There was a push for more female …

Posted on 26 April 2017 | 2:08 pm

General election 2017: SNP claims May planning to cut pensions – BBC News


BBC News

General election 2017: SNP claims May planning to cut pensions
BBC News
The SNP's leader at Westminster has used the last prime minister's questions before the general election to claim Theresa May is planning to cut pensions. Angus Robertson challenged Theresa May to give a "clear and unambiguous commitment" to the triple …
PMQs: SNP claims Theresa May wants to 'cut pensions'The Scotsman
Robertson vs May at PMQs: "You can't trust the Tories on pensions"CommonSpace

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Posted on 26 April 2017 | 1:23 pm

SNP – BingNews

Falkirk council election a two-way race between SNP and Labour

It’s Scotland’s fifth largest urban area after the four cities, with an increasing population taking advantage of its central location and excellent transport links. Falkirk Council is also home to the nation’s busiest seaport and a vast industrial …

Posted on 27 April 2017 | 9:49 am

All MSPs given safety advice after ‘SNP out’ anthrax threat letter delivered to Forfar council office

A politically motivated anthrax threat letter delivered to council offices in Angus has prompted police to issue safety guidance to all MSPs. The letter delivered to council offices in Forfar on Wednesday contained a message stating ‘Get SNP out.

Posted on 27 April 2017 | 9:00 am

SNP promoting ‘civil conflict’ in independence push, says David Davis

David Davis has accused the SNP of promoting “civil conflict” in their quest for independence as he faced pressure over protecting workers after Brexit. The Brexit Secretary mocked accusations that the upcoming general election was solely about …

Posted on 27 April 2017 | 8:44 am

SNP councillors lead opposition to tax credit cap

This morning at the City of Edinburgh Council meeting, Councillor Adam McVey led opposition to the UK government’s tax credit policy. He was joined by Council Leader, Andrew Burns, as well as Green, Labour and Lib Dem councillors, when he broke the …

Posted on 27 April 2017 | 8:19 am

SNP halts construction of hotel in Labuche

SOLUKHUMBU, April 27: At a time when the flow of the tourist is increasing in the Khumbu region of the district, the Sagarmatha National Park (SNP) has halted the construction of a hotel in Labuche of the region since one year. An agreement was made to …

Posted on 27 April 2017 | 7:42 am

SNP’s Mhairi Black predicts surge in support from teenage voters

SNP MP Mhairi Black is predicting a surge in support for the party from teenage voters. Votes will be given to 16 and 17-year-olds in the local government elections for the first time next week. Speaking on the campaign trail in her home town of Paisley …

Posted on 27 April 2017 | 6:09 am

‘Anthrax’ threat sends town into lockdown after ‘suspicious package’ is sent to council with letter saying: ‘Get SNP out. Tories in’

A TOWN was sent into lockdown after an “anthrax threat” was made against the Scottish National Party. Emergency crews swooped on the Municipal Buildings in Forfar, Angus after an anonymous “anthrax-laced” letter was sent to MPs saying: “Get SNP …

Posted on 27 April 2017 | 4:50 am

Pro-Union academic says SNP outrage over ‘Rape Clause’ is electioneering

A controversial academic with links to a pro-Union campaign group has accused the SNP of displaying “manufactured outrage” over the so-called ‘Rape Clause’, because there is a general election on. Retired historian Jill Stephenson made the …

Posted on 26 April 2017 | 11:23 am

Election 2017: SNP MP urges Scottish Greens not to ‘split’ pro-Yes vote

An SNP MP has urged the Scottish Greens not to stand in seats which have been targeted by the Conservatives ahead of the general election. Tommy Sheppard said the Greens should be “mindful of not splitting the pro-Yes vote and certainly not splitting the …

Posted on 26 April 2017 | 9:23 am

Does the SNP and the Independence movement’s ”Scottishness” frighten people in the rest of the UK?

I was following a Twitter conversation the other day and it hit an interesting point. I’ll explain what I mean but it does involve a bit of a read to get there so be warned… Barring Labour supporters outside of Scotland angry they’ll never ‘win …

Posted on 23 April 2017 | 6:18 am